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Fun Food Holidays™ December 12th is National Ambrosia Day

National Ambrosia Day

Ambrosia, the mythical "food of the gods," is a heavenly treat to real mortal diners at any time of the year. This cool and creamy citrus fruit salad is a light and tasty side dish or dessert.

CDK has many classic-style recipes for ambrosia, plus a whole body of wacky ambrosia salad-inspired items like ambrosia cakes, bars, and even a body scrub!

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Whipped Cream Ambrosia
recipe for whipped cream ambrosia

Made with whipping cream, mandarin oranges, crushed pineapple, fruit cocktail, sour cream, coconut, miniature marshmallows


Strawberry Ambrosia Salad
recipe for strawberry ambrosia salad

Made with evaporated milk, flaked coconut, strawberry gelatin powder, raspberry gelatin powder, frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, water, crushed pineapple with syrup


Fruit-Only Ambrosia
recipe for fruit-only ambrosia

Made with pineapple, navel oranges, coconut, maraschino cherries, banana


Baked Ambrosia In A Cup
recipe for baked ambrosia in a cup

Made with pomegranate seeds or quartered maraschino cherries, flaked coconut, honey, brown sugar, (8-ounce size) pineapple chunks, pineapple chunks, oranges


Sour Cream Pecan Ambrosia
recipe for sour cream pecan ambrosia

Made with nutmeg, mayonnaise, sour cream, miniature marshmallows, pecans, maraschino cherries, pineapple chunks, flaked coconut, Mandarin orange sections


Honey Pecan Ambrosia
recipe for honey pecan ambrosia

Made with honey, pecan, starfruit or Kiwi fruit, oranges, coconut, papaya, blackberries or raspberries


Green Ambrosia Body Scrub
recipe for green ambrosia body scrub

Made with china rain essence oil, poppy seeds, white rice, epsom salts, oatmeal -- ground in blender, cornmeal, glycerin, baby oil, bag green tea


Ambrosia Toss
recipe for ambrosia toss

Made with additional flaked coconut, mayonnaise, flaked coconut, orange, (16 oz) can fruit cocktail, salad greens


Florida Ambrosia
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Made with angel-cake wedges or meringue shells, halved seedless green and/or red grapes, sugar, cornstarch, orange peel, orange juice, lemon juice, oranges, peeled, sliced, and seeded, grapefruit


Sourdough Ambrosia Bread Pudding
recipe for sourdough ambrosia bread pudding

Made with raisins, pineapple tidbits in juice, ground cinnamon, orange peel, vanilla, sugar, egg yolks, eggs, milk, sourdough bread


Thanksgiving Ambrosia With Grapefruit, Orange, And Tangerine
recipe for thanksgiving ambrosia with grapefruit, orange, and tangerine

Made with coconut, grapefruit, oranges, tangerines, sugar


Wheat Berry Ambrosia
recipe for wheat berry ambrosia

Made with Pecan halves for garnish, optional, bananas, mandarin oranges, seedless red grapes, cut into halves, whipped topping, lemon juice, (8 oz size) crushed pineapple, undrained, vanilla pudding


Ginger Pound Cake With Glazed Cranberry Ambrosia
recipe for ginger pound cake with glazed cranberry ambrosia

Made with vanilla extract, ginger, milk, salt, baking powder, all-purpose flour, eggs, sugar, butter or margarine


Sherry Merry Christmas Ambrosia
recipe for sherry merry christmas ambrosia

Made with maraschino cherries, sherry, coconut, sugar, oranges peeled and sectioned


Yogurt Ambrosia
recipe for yogurt ambrosia

Made with pineapple yogurt, flaked coconut, navel oranges, sectioned, lemon juice, pear, peeled, diced, Red Delicious apple, diced, bananas


Ambrosia Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
recipe for ambrosia oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Made with chocolate chips, butter or margarine, brown sugar, sugar, vanilla extract, eggs, flour, salt, baking powder, quick-cooking oats


Ambrosia-Egg Nog Candy
recipe for ambrosia-egg nog candy

Made with flaked coconut, sugar, eggnog, corn syrup, butter or margarine, vanilla extract, candied cherries


Orange Jello Ambrosia
recipe for orange jello ambrosia

Made with flaked coconut, orange gelatin powder, frozen whipped topping, mandarin oranges, crushed pineapple, miniature marshmallows


Ambrosia Balls
recipe for ambrosia balls

Made with orange peel, coconut, margarine or butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, flour, salt


Ambrosial Bread
recipe for ambrosial bread

Made with active dry yeast, water, crushed peanut butter and coconut candy, honey, powdered milk, salt, bread flour


Ambrosia Fruit Custard
recipe for ambrosia fruit custard

Made with miniature marshmallows, assorted sliced fruit, pineapple tidbits, almond extract, fresh lemon peel -- grated, lemon juice, instant vanilla pudding mix


Dried Cranberry Ambrosia Salad With Granola Topping
recipe for dried cranberry ambrosia salad with granola topping

Made with granola, pineapple, oranges, dried cranberries, vanilla yogurt


Sour Cream Cantaloupe Ambrosia
recipe for sour cream cantaloupe ambrosia

Made with vanilla extract, honey, sour cream, oranges, green seedless grapes, cantaloupe, pineapple, shredded moist coconut, pecans


Ambrosia Bars
recipe for ambrosia bars

Made with butterscotch chips, orange zest, orange juice, egg, brown sugar, shortening, salt, baking soda, baking powder, all-purpose flour


Amaretto Ambrosia
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Made with cinnamon, honey, Amaretto liqueur, shredded coconut, pecans, pineapple tidbits, fruit



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